Zuri Awards fetes unsung Kenyan heroines

From left: CoutureAfrica's Olive Gachara, who was one of the judges, with the winners Safaricom's Lilian Kiambati, Empower Her Initiative's Buya Mukonzo Winfred, Barclays' Jeremy Awori ( event partner), Msichana Empowerment's Natalie Robi Tingo, Maureen Obayi, on behalf of Suhaila Aboub of Gender Health Africa and Constantine Obuya, African Centre for Women, Information and Communications Technology. PHOTO| NOAH MILLER

What you need to know:

  • Go Gaga made a call for nominations in January 2017 of outstanding organisations and individuals who are unsung in the Kenyan community.
  • “We received 51 nominations out of which a panel of judges shortlisted a total of 15 individuals and organisations making an impact in regards to women and girls in their communities,” Norah added.

Five Kenyan women were on Wednesday evening feted for outstanding work in their communities during the inaugural Zuri Awards held at Villa Rosa Kempinski.

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